Burien Little Theatre Presenting ‘Pay-What-You-Will’ Pirate Play Sept. 7-8

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Burien Little Theatre will be presenting a “rip-roaring pirate play” called Bold Grace: The Voyages of the Pirate O’Malley, written by Ashley Schalow, in two pay-what-you-will fundraiser performances on Friday, Sept. 7 and Saturday, Sept. 8.

In this simply jaw-dropping one-woman performance, actor Anna Richardson brings 16th-century Irish pirate Grace O’Malley to life. The real Grace lived a very full life, including pirating up and down the Irish coast, leading an army of 200 loyal fighting men and her own fleet of ships, two marriages, four children (one born while Grace was at sea), and even a documented face-to-face meeting with Queen Elizabeth I. Beginning with her first voyage with her father at the age of nine, Grace relives key points in her life until her death in 1603. Under the direction of Steve Cooper, Anna Richardson is so spellbinding as Grace you will swear you can feel the salt air on your face.

This show is suitable for ages 12-plus due to some adult language.

Bold Grace: The Voyages of the Pirate O’Malley will be performed at Burien Little Theatre on two different dates and at two different times:

  • Friday, Sept. 7 at 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m.

Admission is pay-what-you-will at the door. For reservations or more information, go online to www.burienlittletheatre.org or call the ticket office at 206-242-5180.

Exciting live theater has been a tradition in Burien since 1955. Incorporated in 1980, Burien Little Theatre (BLT) has been a leading producer of quality live theater serving residents of the Seattle and south Puget Sound areas.

Burien Little Theatre is committed to being an entertainment leader by producing intriguing professional shows. The company’s mission is to treat audiences to productions of the highest artistic integrity that excite, engage and involve both the local and expanding theatrical communities in the Puget Sound region.

BLT is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) entity and operates on revenue from ticket sales, donations, grants, sponsorships and volunteers.

The Theater at the Annex to the Burien Community Center

14501 Fourth Ave. SW
Burien, WA 98166

(Intersection of Fourth Avenue Southwest and Southwest 146th St., parking lot entrance on Fourth)

Directions available under “Find Us” at www.burienlittletheatre.org.

Phone: (206) 242-5180

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